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World’s oldest captive alligator celebrates his 85th birthday

Muja, who is the world’s oldest alligator in captivity has recently celebrated his 85th birthday. The creature managed to survive multiple bombings in Serbia and has now become a TikTok star. In August 1937, Muja came to Belgrade from Germany. While zookeepers are unsure of the precise hatch date, a vintage news item from 1937 […]

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Church head who led open-casket funeral of bishop killed by Covid-19 succumbs to Covid-19

The head of a Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej, died at a Belgrade hospital on Friday after contracting coronavirus, according to a statement from the church. 90-year-old Irinej led an open-casket funeral service for the church’s top cleric in Montenegro, Metropolitan Amfilohije Radović, on November 1. Amfilohije’s body had been displayed in an open casket […]

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Serbia: Nationwide anti-government protests continue amid coronavirus curbs

Countrywide protests against the restrictions enforced by the Serbian government to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic entered the fifth day on Saturday. The protests which began on Tuesday evening in Belgrade after President Aleksandar Vucic announced the return of weekend curfew among other measures to combat the pandemic. The demonstrations have spread to other […]

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Serbia dumps curfew plans after violent anti-lockdown protests

The Serbian government scrapped a plan to impose a weekend coronavirus curfew in Belgrade after two nights of protests in the capital. Dozens of police and protesters have been injured. Instead, PM Ana Brnabic announced more measures, including a ban on all gatherings of more than 10 people indoors or outdoors in the capital. Shops, […]